The table below looks at the statistics for the Principal Solutions Architect role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Principal Solutions Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Principal Solutions Architect
Rank 880 910 898
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Solutions Architect 12 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.011% 0.003% 0.002%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.012% 0.004% 0.002%
Number of salaries quoted 8 0 2
Average salary £82,500 - £66,375
90% offered a salary of more than £75,000 - £55,475
10% offered a salary of more than £93,000 - £77,275
UK excluding London average salary £80,000 - £52,750

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
103461 110803 102664
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.34% 94.52% 94.34%
Number of salaries quoted 85580 90507 85036
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Principal Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Principal Solutions Architect in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Principal Solutions Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Principal Solutions Architect
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Principal Solutions Architect within the UK.

Principal Solutions Architect Salary Trend in the UK

Principal Solutions Architect
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Principal Solutions Architect over the 3 months to 29 July 2015 within the UK.

Principal Solutions Architect Salary Histogram in the UK

Principal Solutions Architect
Top 11 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Principal Solutions Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 29 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +28 12 £82,500 - 1
London - 7 £90,000 - 1
South East +18 2 - -
Berkshire +9 2 - -
Newbury - 2 - -
Watford - 1 £80,000 -
Leeds - 1 £85,000 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £85,000 -
Yorkshire - 1 £85,000 -
East of England - 1 £80,000 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £80,000 -

Principal Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Principal Solutions Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Principal Solutions Architect in their job title.

1 29 (64.44%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (51.11%) Telecoms
3 20 (44.44%) Marketing
4 18 (40.00%) Open Source
5 16 (35.56%) Big Data
6 15 (33.33%) Degree
7 14 (31.11%) Computer Science
7 14 (31.11%) Microsoft
8 13 (28.89%) SDLC
9 11 (24.44%) Internet of Things
9 11 (24.44%) Cloud Computing
9 11 (24.44%) Internet
9 11 (24.44%) Oracle
10 10 (22.22%) Zachman Framework
10 10 (22.22%) TOGAF
10 10 (22.22%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 10 (22.22%) Cyber Security
11 9 (20.00%) ArchiMate
11 9 (20.00%) BPMN
11 9 (20.00%) Security Cleared
11 9 (20.00%) Data Centre
11 9 (20.00%) Scrum
11 9 (20.00%) COBIT
11 9 (20.00%) Local Government
11 9 (20.00%) SysML
11 9 (20.00%) ITIL
11 9 (20.00%) UML
11 9 (20.00%) SOA
12 8 (17.78%) Broadband
12 8 (17.78%) Management Information System

Principal Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Principal Solutions Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Principal Solutions Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (17.78%) OpenStack
2 5 (11.11%) Apache Pig
2 5 (11.11%) Apache Spark
3 1 (2.22%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 2 (4.44%) BigMachines
Cloud Services
1 11 (24.44%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (24.44%) Internet
2 8 (17.78%) Software-Defined Networking
2 8 (17.78%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (35.56%) Big Data
2 5 (11.11%) Sqoop
2 5 (11.11%) Hadoop
2 5 (11.11%) Apache Hive
2 5 (11.11%) MongoDB
2 5 (11.11%) NoSQL
3 4 (8.89%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (11.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 23 (51.11%) Telecoms
2 20 (44.44%) Marketing
3 9 (20.00%) Local Government
4 6 (13.33%) Manufacturing
5 5 (11.11%) Finance
5 5 (11.11%) Mandarin Language
5 5 (11.11%) Cantonese Language
5 5 (11.11%) German Language
6 2 (4.44%) Billing
7 1 (2.22%) Banking
7 1 (2.22%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.11%) .NET
2 1 (2.22%) Middleware
2 1 (2.22%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (31.11%) Computer Science
2 11 (24.44%) Internet of Things
3 9 (20.00%) Data Centre
4 8 (17.78%) Management Information System
5 5 (11.11%) Machine to Machine
6 2 (4.44%) NGOSS
6 2 (4.44%) Mobile App
7 1 (2.22%) Data Structures
7 1 (2.22%) Data Integration
7 1 (2.22%) FMCG
7 1 (2.22%) SWIFT
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (64.44%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (40.00%) Open Source
3 13 (28.89%) SDLC
4 10 (22.22%) Cyber Security
4 10 (22.22%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 10 (22.22%) Zachman Framework
4 10 (22.22%) TOGAF
5 9 (20.00%) SysML
5 9 (20.00%) BPMN
5 9 (20.00%) ITIL
5 9 (20.00%) UML
5 9 (20.00%) SOA
5 9 (20.00%) Scrum
5 9 (20.00%) ArchiMate
6 8 (17.78%) Network Management
7 7 (15.56%) CRM
8 5 (11.11%) RAD
8 5 (11.11%) MVC
8 5 (11.11%) Strategic Planning
8 5 (11.11%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.11%) C#
2 4 (8.89%) Python
2 4 (8.89%) R
3 1 (2.22%) Java
3 1 (2.22%) PHP
Qualifications
1 15 (33.33%) Degree
2 9 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.22%) CCIE
3 1 (2.22%) CCNP
3 1 (2.22%) CCNA
3 1 (2.22%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.22%) MBA
3 1 (2.22%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (20.00%) COBIT
2 8 (17.78%) QA
System Software
1 5 (11.11%) Apache Flume
Vendors
1 14 (31.11%) Microsoft
2 11 (24.44%) Oracle
3 4 (8.89%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (4.44%) Amdocs
4 2 (4.44%) Pega
5 1 (2.22%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 1 (2.22%) SAP
5 1 (2.22%) Cisco
5 1 (2.22%) Juniper
5 1 (2.22%) Ericsson
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Salary: £80000 - £85000 per annum + competitive
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